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SkyFest, Jupiter the King
Explore the solar system's largest planet through hands-on activities at SkyFest's, Jupiter the King! Explorers of all ages are invited to this free event at the Lunar and Planetary Institute, 3600 Bay Area Boulevard, Houston, Texas 77058 on Saturday, April 8, 2017 from 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm. Night sky viewing through telescopes (weather permitting).

Solar Week: Spring 2017
Solar Week is back! Celebrate a week of online cool facts, games and activities about the Sun for ages 9-14. Ask scientists questions and find activities by science st andards, age range, materials etc. at NASA Wavelength. March 27-31, 2017.

Total Solar Eclipse
On Aug. 21, 2017, the moon will pass between Earth and the sun, creating a total solar eclipse visible along a narrow path stretching across the continental United States. The NASA eclipse page lists events, activities, inofrmation about the science, and more.

AAPG Conference and Exhibition
The American Association of Petroleum Geologists (AAPG) invites middle and high school teachers to help celebrate its 100th anniversary; the conference will be in Houston April 1-4, 2017, and teachers can attend at reduced rates. More details and final agenda coming soon.